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Tophil is a 30-year-old married man living in Kamwenge, Uganda. His main business is farming, but he also earns a monthly salary as additional income. He faces the hardships of changes in the weather that affect his profit margin from his crops and also land exhaustion as a result of over farming. However, his vision is to educate his children to higher levels.

Tophil intends to use the requested loan to buy fertilizers to use on his farm.

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More information about this loan

This loan is part of HOFOKAM's program targeting poor and geographically excluded populations in Western Uganda. In addition to loans, it provides social and business training programs to low-income entrepreneurs and their communities. Since 2003, HOFOKAM has provided sustainable financial and non-financial services to promote social, economic and sustainable land development and improve the quality of life for vulnerable populations. The organization has a clear vested interest in underserved communities with its headquarters in rural Fort Portal and a number of branches in extremely remote areas.


About Uganda

  • $1,800
    Average annual income
  • 199
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    Uganda Loans Fundraising
  • $32,741,350
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2,537.0
    Uganda Shillings (UGX) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $600 helped Tophil to buy fertilizers to use on his farm.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
10 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Nov 15, 2013
Nov 26, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Aug 17, 2014